Governor Abbott and TxDOT announced that a record $142 billion in total investment for Texas’ transportation infrastructure. At their meeting on August 16th, the Texas Transportation Commission approved this funding under the state’s Unified Transportation Program (UTP) which is TxDOT’s 10-year plan that guides the development of transportation work across the state. Funds for the 2023 UTP come from different sources, including federal funds from the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act (2021). Texas Clear Lanes congestion-relief projects will see an increase in funding, supporting $66.7 billion total investment for completed, under-construction, and planned non-tolled projects since 2015. Funding for rural projects also increased to $19.2 billion, an increase of $2.2 billion in the 2016 UTP. More information on the UTP projects is available here.